2014 $20 Bobcat Commemorative Silver Coin at Face Value

March 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

2014 $20 Bobcat Commemorative Silver Coins extend the Royal Canadian Mint’s "Exchange 20 for 20" program that features 99.99% pure silver coins sold at their face values.

2014 $20 Bobcat Commemorative Silver Coin

Royal Canadian Mint image of its 2014 $20 Bobcat Commemorative Silver Coin

The second 2014-dated release is the 12th overall since the extremely popular series debuted in 2010. The only silver coins that have not sold are the two newest ones, including this latest Bobcat commemorate that the Mint’s says "captures the beauty of Canada’s elusive predator." Sales of the first 2014 coin, depicting a Canadian Goose, are at 88% of maximum, according to the Royal Canadian Mint.

Before jumping into other details about this newest release, here is a complete list of all the "20 for 20" coins to include their release months and mintages:

Silver Coins in $20 for $20 Series Mintage Release
2011 $20 Maple Leaf Commemorative Silver Coin 200,000 February 2011
2011 $20 Canoe Commemorative Silver Coin 250,000 October 2011
2012 $20 Polar Bear Commemorative Silver Coin 250,000 February 2012
2012 $20 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Coin 250,000 May 2012
2012 $20 Farewell to the Penny Commemorative Silver Coin 250,000 August 2012
2012 $20 Magical Reindeer Commemorative Silver Coin 250,000 September 2012
2013 $20 Hockey Commemorative Silver Coin 250,000 January 2013
2013 $20 Wolf Commemorative Silver Coin 250,000 March 2013
2013 $20 Silver Iceberg Commemorative Silver Coin 225,000 July 2013
2013 $20 Santa Commemorative Silver Coin 225,000 October 2013
2014 $20 Canada Goose Commemorative Silver Coin 225,000 January 2014
2014 $20 Bobcat Commemorative Silver Coin 225,000 February 2014


Designs and Specifications of Bobcat Silver Coins

Ken Ryan designed the bobcat and surrounding scene shown on reverses of these latest coins. Around the bobcat are inscriptions of "20 DOLLARS", "ARGENT PUR FINE SILVER 9999", "CANADA" and "2014." Ryan’s initials of ‘KR’ appear toward the bottom left.

Like past releases, Susanna Blunt’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II is on the obverse side. Around the portrait are inscriptions of "ELIZABETH II" and "D.G. REGINA."

These coins have a diameter of 27 mm and weigh 7.96 grams, giving each a tad over one-quarter ounce of troy silver. The coins are struck to specimen quality and ship inside a protective sleeve attached to an illustrated card.


Order 2014 $20 Bobcat Commemorative Silver Coins straight from the Royal Canadian Mint website at mint.ca. A household order limit of three is in place. The following affiliate link goes directly to the RCM’s $20 for $20 pageicon.

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